• Almeria have never beaten Real Sociedad in three previous meetings in the top-flight (D1 L2).
  • Indeed the Basque side have scored 2.3 goals per game on average in their three previous meetings with UD Almeria.
  • Francisco Javier Rodriguez’s side are without a win in five league games (D1 L4), conceding 3.3 goals per game on average over the last three.
  • In four previous top-flight campaigns, Almeria have never conceded as many as 52 goals after 28 games played.
  • The last time Real Sociedad had scored 49 goals after the first 28 games of a La Liga season was in their historic 81/82 campaign, when they collected their second top-flight title.
  • Only Athletic (15) have scored more headed goals than Real Sociedad (14) this season.
  • Only one of Almeria’s last 12 league goals has been scored by a striker (Jonathan Zongo).
  • Indeed, 59% of the Andalusian side’s goals have been scored by midfielders; a league-high proportion.
  • Almeria have lost a league-high nine points with goals conceded in the final 15 minutes of games this term.